DESIGNED FOR SAFETY: but can be dangerous!

SAFETY and DANGERDriving would be more difficult and more dangerous without our properly-adjusted rear vision mirrors. While driving, we use the broad view through the windscreen as we move ahead, but we also use the rear view mirrors for reference, making quick, periodic glances into them for information to aid us in driving decisions. Reversing or changing lanes would be hazardous without them.
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PERSPECTIVE: Life v Eternity

PerspectiveMilan door
“All that Pleases is but for a Moment.”

“All that Troubles is but for a Moment.”

“That Only is Important which is Eternal.”

These are the inscriptions which span the splendid arches of the triple doorways of Milan Cathedral, with the last mentioned one on the central door.

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“I KNOW MY OWN” – What is my response?

I know My ownnesting guillemots 1The guillemot is the common name for several species of seabird in the auk family. The small arctic seabird lives on the rocky cliffs of northern coastal regions, breeding on narrow cliff ledges in dense colonies that vary in size from some hundred pairs to hundreds of thousands of pairs.

nesting guillemotsBecause of the crowded conditions, hundreds of females lay their pear shaped eggs side by side on a narrow ledge, in long rows. The eggs all look alike, and yet the mother bird can identify her own eggs. Studies show that even when the eggs are moved, the mother knows her egg so well, that she will find it and return it to its original location.

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I MUST LOSE IN ORDER TO GAIN?

Lose to gainSADHU SUNDAR SINGH and a companion were travelling through a pass in the Himalayas when they came across a body lying in the snow. They found he was barely alive. Singh wanted to stop and help the man but his companion refused, saying they would lose their own lives if they burdened themselves with him. Sundar Singh could not leave the man to die, so he bade his companion farewell.

After doing what he could for the stranger, Singh lifted the man onto his back to carry him. With great exertion, he pushed forward.
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THIS MASSIVE BRIDGE started from a kite string

Niagara bridge 1Nearly 170 years ago, the mighty Niagara Falls, previously known only to the local Native Americans, was becoming the new tourism Mecca, but the only way to cross the imposing gorge was to go upstream and take a turbulent ride in a small ferry. A bridge spanning the gorge was envisioned to provide a highway over the gorge and allow commerce and people to pass more freely between Canada and the United States.

The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company in Canada, and the International Bridge Company in USA were given the charter to build a bridge but leading engineers of Europe and North America quickly advised it could not be done.
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WOULD YOUR ANSWER BE THE SAME?

which worldWilliam Kelly (1821-1906) was an outstanding student of the Bible whose scholarship and spirituality made him a real power for God in Great Britain at the close of the 1800s. His library contained 15,000 books and he had detailed knowledge of each. Kelly was a prolific author and the titles of his own writings fill nearly ten pages in the British Museum catalogue.
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JOHN SUNG IS DEAD!

John SungJOHN SUNG looked down and saw himself in a coffin and heard a voice declare “John Sung is dead”

John Sung’s father was pastor of the local Church in China, and young John helped in the ministry and even preached. He was called “Little Pastor” by the people.
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